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discretionary stocks and consumer and healthcare. tell us why. >> to continue with the story . we argeneral wehave a three andt discount. in terms of consumer discretionary and industrial we are in the favorable seasonal period i saul the call them the stocks do better. we are looking at relatively good earnings growth and from a technical persia perspective wee the mop momentum still faveyorse favourses the cycle. let's look at mcdonald and nor nonorfolk southern and johnson d johnson. why do you like these stocks is in a unified theme here. >> there is it.each one of thess an above average track record of raising their earnings and give difficuldividends in the past te years. high quality stocks that are offering a dividend should not be avoided and they have recommendations by analysts. mcdonalds here is a company with a increase in sales expect the for their value meals that could expand their market share. in terms of norfolk southern. they have added an investment in their knel knelt knel network ae increased their capacity. and healthcare in a category that ask trading to the market.
go well. you have selected three areas. consumer discretionary stocks and consumer and healthcare. tell us why. >> to continue with the story ofthe march coat in market in gent. we aregeneral wehave a three and a half percent discount. in terms of consumer discretionary and industrial we are in the favorable seasonal period i saul them call them the stocks do better. we are looking at relatively good earnings growth and from a technical persian perspective we believe the mope momentum still faveyors fave favourses the cycle. let's look at mcdonald and nor nornorfolk southern and johnson and johnson. why do you like these stocks is in a unified theme here. >> there is it.each one of these companies has an above average track record of raising their earnings and give difficultdividends in the past three years. high quality stocks that are offering a dividend should not be avoided and they have recommendations by analysts. mcdonalds here is a company with a increase in sales expect the for their value meals that could expand their market share. in terms of norfolk southern. they have
are way way down. context and perspective from the fox business network ahead. plus, the healthcare overhaul. the super size drink ban, remember that. and the west nile virus some of the stories making health headlines in 2012. a look back when we come back. >> harris: just into fox news, commenting on his condition. situation. former president bush 88 years old has been in the hospital for about a month and we learned today doctors have put him in the intensive care unit. >> the president was admitted to the -- icu, the intensive care unit at methodist on sunday. he has been dealing with a series of set backs that includes a persistent fever and and doctors are doing everything they can to wrap their arms around it their current course of treatment is going to be effective. but the president is -- he is -- they don't put you in the icu because things are going well. we are obviously hoping that the medicines and the treatments can help him turn things around. >> wow, they don't put you in the icu because things are going well. of course, they hope that they do. the spokesperson als
tuned it all out. with unitedhealthcare, i get information that matters... my individual health profile. not random statistics. they even reward me for addressing my health risks. so i'm doing fine... but she's still going to give me a heart attack. we're more than 78,000 people looking out for more than 70 million americans. that's health in numbers. unitedhealthcare. >>> all systems are go in new york at least. >> three, two, one, happy new year. >> they flipped the switch. times square ball rose 130 feet. alina cho, double duty. i'm jealous. >> it's cold out here. you're jealous? >> tell us what's going on. >> reporter: people are already lining up behind me. they're in for a long day and a long night. it is bitterly cold outside, suzanne. for all the talk about the confetti, the crystal ball, and all the new year's eve resolutions, here's what you really need to know if you plan to come to times square tonight, dress warmly. it will feel like it is below freezing tonight. let's talk about security. it is mind boggling the amount of security that will be in place. the nypd says there
passion. and it's not letting up anytime soon. at unitedhealthcare insurance company, we understand that commitment. and always have. so does aarp, an organization serving the needs of americans 50 and over for generations. so it's no surprise millions have chosen an aarp medicare supplement insurance plan, insured by unitedhealthcare insurance company. like all standardized medicare supplement plans, they help cover some of the expenses medicare doesn't pay. and save you up to thousands in out-of-pocket costs. to find out more, request your free decision guide. call or go online today. after all, when you're going the distance, it's nice to have the experience and commitment to go along with you. keep dreaming. keep doing. go long. >> hundreds of firefighters are heading to webster, new york to attend funerals for two firefighters that were shot and killed on on christmas eve responding to eye fire set by the homeowner. they have had calls to donate hotel rooms for visiting firefighters. the nation itself and we had people from florida, michigan and calling in to donate. and the ac
by unitedhealthcare insurance company. like all standardized medicare supplement plans, it could save you thousands in out-of-pocket costs. call now to request your free decision guide. i've been with my doctor for 12 years. now i know i'll be able to stick with him. you'll be able to visit any doctor or hospital that accepts medicare patients. plus, there are no networks, and you never need a referral. see why millions of people have already enrolled in the only medicare supplement insurance plans endorsed by aarp. don't wait. call now. >>> welcome back, everyone. there won't be any crying over spiped milk. congress could vote as soon as today on a farm bill that extends price supports for milk. without them, the cost of a gallon would have doubled. the deal was reached yesterday. it includes aid for farmers hurt by the long drought this year. >>> the new york times is reporting that banking regulate rrs close to a $10 million settlement with 14 banks. most would help those struggling to stay in their homes. the problems included faulty paperwork and excessive fees. >>> who needs tenants
... but with so much health care noise, i didn't always watch out for myself. with unitedhealthcare, i get personalized information and rewards for addressing my health risks. but she's still going to give me a heart attack. that's health in numbers. unitedhealthcare. sometimes what we suffer from is bigger than we think ... like the flu. with aches, fever and chills- the flu's a really big deal. so why treat it like it's a little cold? there's something that works differently than over-the-counter remedies. prescription tamiflu attacks the flu virus at its source. so don't wait. call your doctor right away. tamiflu is prescription medicine for treating the flu in adults and children one year and older whose flu symptoms started within the last two days. before taking tamiflu tell your doctor if you're pregnant, nursing. have serious health conditions, or take other medicines. if you develop an allergic reaction, a severe rash, or signs of unusual behavior stop taking tamiflu and call your doctor immediately. children and adolescents in particular may be at an increased risk of s
at some of the changes to expect in the health-care industry in 2013. analysts will look at how advances in the field of robotics in aviation and other fields helped to create a health-care technology revolution. this discussion was part of the world in 2013, held in new york city, hosted by the publication "the economist. this is -- "the economist." this is 25 minutes. >> thank you. i have the pleasure of talking about health care in 2013. 2013 will be a big year for health care. there is enormous amount of exciting research on health and personalized medicine. at the same time, the affordable care act is continuing its torturous implementation with 2014 as the big year when medicaid will be expanded, people will be required to get insurance, and the continuing question of how you expand access to health care, improve health care, lower-cost is going to heat up in the next year if that is possible. the tenor of the debate in the last few years. we have esther dyson, the chairman of edventure holdings. she is also trained as an astronaut and says going into space is much easier than heal
this road before with healthcare and stimulus where the democrats say there is a crisis. the date is looming and you must vote. you don't have an opportunity for the cbo to score a bill. you don't have the opportunity to read a bill, digest and debate a bill. there is a lot of procedure here that has yet to be done. we shouldn't vote on something that's a bad deal. this is a bad deal for the american people. the fact that the president is coming out not to announce a deal but to negotiate through the media is ridiculous. he should get in his car and go to capitol hill and meet with the members to craft a deal if he can. i think the president coming out to upon i if i kate and lecture and scold is not helpful to the process. rich these people are being brought out to stand behind the president when he makes his remarks. we have been given the 2-minute warning. we have seen the president do this before, bring in ordinary americans that would be impacted adversely were a deal not to be reached. we are expecting the president. his leadership on this issue, how would you grade it, dick? >> i grad
of giving something everything you've got. it takes passion. and it's not letting up anytime soon. at unitedhealthcare insurance company, we understand that commitment. and always have. so does aarp, an organization serving the needs of americans 50 and over for generations. so it's no surprise millions have chosen an aarp medicare supplement insurance plan, insured by unitedhealthcare insurance company. like all standardized medicare supplement plans, they help cover some of the expenses medicare doesn't pay. and save you up to thousands in out-of-pocket costs. to find out more, request your free decision guide. call or go online today. after all, when you're going the distance, it's nice to have the experience and commitment to go along with you. keep dreaming. keep doing. go long. omnipotent of opportunity. you know how to mix business... with business. and you...rent from national. because only national lets you choose any car in the aisle. and go. you can even take a full-size or above. and still pay the mid-size price. i could get used to this. [ male announcer ] yes, you could business pro. yes
. at unitedhealthcare insurance company, we understand that commitment. and always have. so does aarp, an organization serving the needs of americans 50 and over for generations. so it's no surprise millions have chosen an aarp medicare supplement insurance plan, insured by unitedhealthcare insurance company. like all standardized medicare supplement plans, they help cover some of the expenses medicare doesn't pay. and save you up to thousands in out-of-pocket costs. to find out more, request your free decision guide. call or go online today. after all, when you're going the distance, it's nice to have the experience and commitment to go along with you. keep dreaming. keep doing. go long. >> videotape from the gsa gone wild to the secret service prostitution scandal to the general petreas sex scandal, we've seen it all. >> they blew your money at a convention. >> they have run wild [rap music] >> clearly what we know now is neeley and others, in fact, stole money. >> fact that galls me the most is the hypocrisy of gsa not even following their own damn rules ♪ ain't no place better t
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. they impact everything from healthcare costs to the cost of medical devices. the congressional budget office says americans will end up paying $1 million. the deadly attack in benghazi was tearrism. cia and other government agencies that made changes to the talking points on the attack not the white house. following the attack u.n. ambassador susan rice says they used the talking points may have been a spontaneous protest that got out of hand. >>> netflix users can now share every movie they have err watched with facebook plans. congress passed a bill allowing netflix and other video streaming sites to share viewing history. users will have the opportunity to opt in or out of the social sharing feature. >>> colorado had the first recreational pot club. months after it became legal private members only clubs popped up all over the state. it prohibits public smoke sgug include private clubs. they have an admission fee of $30 and they have to bring their own pot. >>> countries all around the world brin new year vatican city holding a special mass to celebrate. >> pope benedict xvi kicking off t
want to back away or take charge? with a degree in the field of healthcare or nursing from capella university, you'll have the knowledge to advance your career while making a difference in the lives of patients. let's get started at capella.edu. >>> here's a look at the weather in some cities around the country. in new york mostly cloudy with snow flurries. 38 degrees. partly sunny in miami, 79. partly sunny in chicago, 22 degrees. mostly cloudy in dallas, 48. partly sunny in l.a., 64 degrees. >>> let's check your national forecast. much of the south will be rainy with temperatures in the 30s and 40s from the texas panhandle to the carolinas. but in the 70s along the gulf coast. in florida, the northeast will be mainly dry with light snow expected from west virginia to western new york. most of the midwest will be dry and cold as will most of the west. >>> in sports this morning clemson made a dramatic comeback in the chick-fil-a bowl. the tigers trailed lsu 24-13 going into the fourth. boyd hits deandre hopkins for the touchdown. clemson missed the two-point conversion. chandler c
these challenges, do you want to back away or take charge? with a degree in the field of healthcare or nursing from capella university, you'll have the knowledge to advance your career while making a difference in the lives of patients. let's get started at capella.edu. so, the 5.3-liter v8 silverado can tow up to 9,600 pounds? 315 horsepower. what's that in reindeer-power? [ laughs ] [ pencil scratches ] [ male announcer ] chevy's giving more. now through january 2nd, no monthly payments until spring for qualified buyers. get the silverado for 0% apr financing for 60 months plus $1,000 holiday bonus cash. plus trade up for an additional $1,000 trade-in allowance. >>> let's get to our strategy session right now, joining us two contributors, hilary rosen, and editor and chief of redstate.com. eric, if you are looking ahead and you are a republican to 2016, did marco rubio who voted against the fiscal cliff legislation, did he do the right thing in voting against it or did paul ryan do the right thing in voting in favor of the legislation? >> i think time will help. my guess is arubio will get ahead
plan, insured by unitedhealthcare insurance company. like all standardized medicare supplement plans, they pick up some of what medicare doesn't pay. and save you up to thousands of dollars in out-of-pocket costs. call today to request a free decision guide to help you better understand what medicare is all about. and which aarp medicare supplement plan works best for you. with these types of plans, you'll be able to visit any doctor or hospital that accepts medicare patients... plus, there are no networks, and you'll never need a referral to see a specialist. there's a range of plans to choose from, too. and they all travel with you. anywhere in the country. join the millions who have already enrolled in the only medicare supplement insurance plans endorsed by aarp, an organization serving the needs of people 50 and over
. call now and find out about an aarp medicare supplement insurance plan, insured by unitedhealthcare insurance company. like all standardized medicare supplement plans, it helps pick up some of what medicare doesn't pay. and could save you thousands in out-of-pocket costs. to me, relationships matter. i've been with my doctor for 12 years. now i know i'll be able to stick with him. [ male announcer ] with these types of plans, you'll be able to visit any doctor or hospital that accepts medicare patients. plus, there are no networks, and you never need a referral to see a specialist. so don't wait. call now and request this free decision guide to help you better understand medicare... and which aarp medicare supplement plan might be best for you. there's a wide range to choose from. we love to travel -- and there's so much more to see. so we found a plan that can travel with us. anywhere in the country. [ male announcer ] join the millions of people who have already enrolled in the only medicare supplement insurance plans endorsed by aarp, an organization serving the needs of people 5
and unemployment benefits. it puts off major spending cuts and reforms to entitlements like healthcare. >> we're going to end up with a small, kick-the-can, down-the- road bill to make another fiscal cliff to deal with this fiscal cliff. >> reporter: with expectation low, lawmakers are talk about how to retroactively fix any damage done by going over the cliff with congress. nicole collins, fox news. >>> developing tonight, a strike that could have shut down ports up and down the east coast is averted for now. the long shoreman's union along the east coast and gulf of mexico will extend the current contract for 30 days. that extension prevents a possible strike that could have crippled operations at port and including the port of baltimore. in a statement today, the maryland governor martin o'malley wrote, quote, the port of baltimore continues to be a major part of the state economic strait generating and supporting thousands of jobs. during the extended period, we hope long-term resolutions can be reached for the hardworking families who depend on jobs and commerce linked to the port of bal
healthcare act kicks in 2013. a lot of business customers are coming to tus and they need solutions. i think you are going to see businesses start to manage their employee head count going from full-time employees to part-time employees. actually some businesses thinking of taking head count and creating two companies to get under 50 employee limit. >> clayton: splitting up the companies so not to hit those. more credit is going to be available? >> pretty tight. credit is still tight. regulatory environment is still difficult. banks have got poor loan quality on overall basis of the businesses are looking at. business development corpse. there is microlending opportunities and crowd funding opportunities which is new basically angel investors with the fec has reduced some of their limitations for businesses to get funding. >> juliet: this seems like no brainer ecommerce is the way it is. cyber monday shows that. >> it's growing but still frankly at low levels. probably online sales are only about 7% of total sales. they estimate mobile commerce could be about a trillion in revenues in 2016,
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insurance plan, insured by unitedhealthcare insurance company. like all standardized medicare supplement plans, it helps pick up some of what medicare doesn't pay. and could save you thousands in out-of-pocket costs. to me, relationships matter. i've been with my doctor for 12 years. now i know i'll be able to stick with him. [ male announcer ] with these types of plans, you'll be able to visit any doctor or hospital that accepts medicare patients. plus, there are no networks, and you never need a referral to see a specialist. so don't wait. call now and request this free decision guide to help you better understand medicare... and which aarp medicare supplement plan might be best for you. there's a wide range to choose from. we love to travel -- and there's so much more to see. so we found a plan that can travel with us. anywhere in the country. [ male announcer ] join the millions of people who have already enrolled in the only medicare supplement insurance plans endorsed by aarp, an organization serving the needs of people 50 and over for generations. remember, all medicare supplement
not need to have the most expensive and least efficient health-care system of the major countries, and we could do it by taking principles that are being applied now in some states and are part of that health-care reform. this is within our capacity and what we should have focused on. host: "the washington times" has this headline -- let's look at what nancy pelosi have to say about passage of the bill. here is a statement her office . yet you voted against it. guest: i have a great deal of respect for what and nancy pelosi did, fighting for principles that would not be there but for her focus and the determination of the democratic caucus. there are a number of provisions that i care deeply about i have been the leading sponsor of extending renewable energy, for example. what, i guess, is missing here in this equation is being able to actually implement the reform. i think the work that leader nancy pelosi did, if it were focused on the bigger picture, if the administration made clear, for instance, that we would not have a deal unless we dealt with the debt limit that has already been e
taxes. >> who believe they're entitled to healthcare, to food, to housing, you to you name it. >> voter turnout seemed heavy. conceding his loss, mitt romney called for compromise. >> at a time like this we can't risk partisan bickering. >> a burst of emotion at the obama victory party in chicago the moment the race was called. >> we remain more than a collection of red states and blue states. we are and forever will be the united states of america! >> and coming up next on 11 news, we are mixing up new year's cocktails perfect for holiday celebrations. here's a look at last night's winning lottery numbers. i've got two tickets to paradise! pack your bags, we'll leave tonight. uhh, it's next month, actually... eddie continues singing: to tickets to... paradiiiiiise! no four. remember? whoooa whooaa whooo! you know ronny, folks who save hundreds of dollars by switching to geico sure are happy. and how happy are they jimmy? happier than eddie money running a travel agency. get happy. get geico. fifteen minutes could save you fifteen percent or more. >> welcome back. if you're looking for
. risks. but she's still going to give me a heart attack. that's health in numbers. unitedhealthcare. >>> minding your business markets are closed today waiting to see how the fiscal cliff could affect your 401(k) in the early part of the new year. of course, u.s. markets all finished 2012 on a high note. the dow gained more than a percent yesterday to finish the year above the 1,000 mark and ali, as you know, it was a good year for the stock market >> it was a better year until the fiscal cliff messed it up. the s&p 500 which looks like people's 401(k)s was up 15%, ends up 12.5. >> one of the ten best years ever. >> i would say 12. >> it's not bad. despite europe and despite the fiscal cliff, markets did okay. markets around the world are closed for new year's day which is why congress has itself today to get this done, otherwise you'd see some reaction. >> you can only be over the cliff when the markets are closed and have a little bit of breathing space. >> markets open about 12 hours from now. cnn's richard quest joins from us london. poor richard, you've had to deal with all of
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's not letting up anytime soon. at unitedhealthcare insurance company, we understand that commitment. and always have. so does aarp, an organization serving the needs of americans 50 and over for generations. so it's no surprise millions have chosen an aarp medicare supplement insurance plan, insured by unitedhealthcare insurance company. like all standardized medicare supplement plans, they help cover some of the expenses medicare doesn't pay. and save you up to thousands in out-of-pocket costs. to find out more, request your free decision guide. call or go online today. after all, when you're going the distance, it's nice to have the experience and commitment to go along with you. keep dreaming. keep doing. go long. >> brian sullivan who is across the river with cnbc has new job members when the only number he needs is about his own job numbers. >> that's as it ought to be. >> that's a risk. based on the twitter feedback. i'm going to do my best to play it straight, but you are wrong about one thing. the other number i'm concerned about is my hokey score. it's the scarlet nights tonight. that'
think you are going to have to have a bipartisan agreement. look at our healthcare law. most of the tax increases on the affordable care go into affect this year. it was passed on a single party vote and still not accepted by the american people. changes we make in social security and medicare. there are going to have to be changes. let me give you an example. just one number. last year 2011 we spent $288 billion in medicare than we brought in in premiums. you cannot do that. this country cannot spent spend a trillion dollars more than it brings in in rev view. if you were a family of 4 living on $60,000 a year but spent $100,000 a year, how long can you do that? that's what we're doing. >> we appreciate you coming in from tennessee but here in dc talking with us shedding light on the fiscal cliff issues. let's hope a deal can be reached. >> happy new year. >> you too. thank you. wisdom over to you. >> all right. thank you very much. still ahead, virginia representative joins us live. plus, here's one for you the karsashian plan keeps expanding. how kim and kanye announced their new ed
those on higher income americans, higher payroll tax cut, you threshold for writing off your healthcare expenses goes off, you have medical device maker tax, you name it, when i look at this, i only think that this is the beginning of years of tax increases on, not just wealthy americans, but everybody, potentially. >> dagen, you hit on two key point there. the folks are underestimating the impact of all of these tax increases, which equates to about one percentage point of gdp. that would be a lot for the economy to take if we had a strong economy. we do not have a strong economy. the other point is, right on the money, this is not the end of the process. the agreement, it is just the start of the beginning. it is the very beginnnng of the process. it will get tougher from here on out. how can they come to any3 meaningful agreement leading up to the debt ceiling. dagen: well said. happy new year. enjoy yourself. >> have a happy new year. dagen: thank you. we will see you in 2013. flying the friendly skies. not so much. the airlines with the rudest workers. you can probably guess number
by the medical device tax. other healthcare companies as well and environmental companies such as waste management and republicans industries. these are the company's that get 50% or more of their sales from government contracts. when you see spending cuts coming you can imagine they will have to be dialing back on their own capital investment. adam: we are talking about cuts right now but then we have tax hikes. people have less money immediately. some of these will play out over the next few months. people who might lose their jobs won't lose immediately but all of us have less many come january 1st to spend and as we spend less money there are a bunch of companies not on that list, retailers, the money won't be out there. adam: talk to goldman sachs or barkleys too, looking at all sectors and trying to rank sectors that will get it the most and the worst, basically treasury secretary tim geithner put out the word, tax filing season will be delayed, tax refunds will be delayed, consumers won't have that money in their pockets and consumer conference is sagging but there's optimism alw
a retirement benefit, a health-care benefit, those are entitlements, two, up to and including the entitlements for the congressman. let's be fair. when they start talking about entitlements and hold it to those three items, let's hold their feet to the fire and make them talk about entitlements for the other folks, too. host: appreciate you calling this morning. donna writes about this on twitter. if that to facebook here. -- back to you facebook here. budget showdown hits the keep week. that is of the front page reminding us of the deadline looming. it is a bloomberg story here out of the district. i you can watch the byplay here on the c-span that works with the president heading back to town tonight. the senate and house are due back tomorrow. billy from jacksonville, florida, to life for waiting. caller: i am very optimistic but i worry that the president will not get a chance because lindsey gramm already stated he will fight. i think there will already be another big fight for the debt ceiling. host: how does that make you optimistic that? caller: they know they have to do something, and
, first president to pass a national health-care bill and he listened to valerie and michele, not to rahm emanuel. this bonet -- was the beginning of rahm emanuel's erosion of power and it was one of several examples in which the president listened to the ideology of salary jarrett rather than the pragmatic advice of rahm emanuel. rahm emanuel was forced out and to this they resent that. >> host: are you a conservative. >> guest: i think i would describe myself as someone who is right of center. if that makes me conservative than i am conservative. i am certainly not a liberal. my training as a reporter is to let the facts speak for themselves but i do have a sense that this country has been drifting in the wrong direction and that it ought to be righted, if you will, using the word right in both senses of the word. >> host: have your politics changed over the years? >> guest: i think i have been a conservative or conservative leanings for quite some time. i don't think they have gotten any more conservative. on some social issues i am quite libertarian and liberal. >> host: were you surp
in the healthcare law to providers. 50 million people rely on this program. it benefits individuals over the age of 65. a lot of people depend on it. host: what is the current budget for medicare? guest: about $550 billion for this year. host: does that include the premiums that seniors pay? guest: what they pay it will go to the payments that will go to the doctors that care for the beneficiary. host: how much is coming out of general revenue? guest: the beneficiaries pay 25% of the program in part b. in part d, you have about 32 beneficiaries that are on the program. host: medicare is divided into four parts. part a is hospital insurance. host: how did the affordable care act change medicare? guest: it will take $716 billion away from medicare providers. the payments will still grow. providers of care will see their reimbursements decrease. beneficiaries receive some new services. they will get some help if they are enrolled in the drug program. they will be helped to close the donut hole. host: how is medicare being looked at? guest: medicare providers will be cut by 2%. providers will be cut
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